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Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
with standoff police. he remains in jail tonight. investigator mike hellgren tells us what he had to say. and what the judge said about him. mike? >> reporter: and vic, he is a man who is rarely at a loss for words. he said he believes that getting his story out will mean justice. the prosecutor said he was an extreme risk to public safety. >> reporter: the home where james macarthur broadcast his standoff with police is now boarded up, as he fights for his freedom. the local blogger and journalist told me before a contentious bail review, that police have a vendetta against him and that he would never harm a soul. he was surprised to hear this baltimore spectator website was still up and running and proud of the worldwide attention his standoff received, heard by thousands. >> this is a ratings bonanza, a smash hit. just don't smash my -- >> we'll be waiting for you when you come out, mr. macarthur. >> reporter: the standoff started saturday. they said macarthur made threats online. but he told wjz he was only joking. adding to his problems, poli
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm EST
holman. >> holman: the u.s. economy has dodged a potentially crippling strike at ports up and down the east coast and gulf coast at least, for now. the longshoremen's union agreed today to extend its existing contract by another month. that word came after the union and shipping lines worked out a deal on royalty payments for unloading containers. the contract extension gives the two sides time to resolve their remaining issues. wall street finished the week with its fifth straight losing session. stocks have been falling as concern mounts that washington will fail to get a budget deal. the dow jones industrial average lost 158 points today, to close at 12,938. the nasdaq fell 25 points to close at 2,960. for the week, both the dow and the nasdaq fell 2%. sectarian tensions flared across iraq today as tens of thousands of sunnis staged mass protests against the shi-ite-led government. there were rallies in fallujah and ramadi, where protests already had erupted earlier this week. today, mosul, tikrit and samarra had demonstrations as well. protesters took to the streets waving fla
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
nts are upset after a student used a bb gun to threaten their children on a school bus. the weapon was confiscated. derek valcourt explains what happened. >> reporter: we are talking about some really young kids, between 7 and 10 years old. they had a bb gun pointed in their faces. >> reporter: these two young brothers say a bully confronted them with a bb gun as they rode the bus to school. >> he told me to shut up or he was going to shoot me. >> i was asleep. and i woke up. that's when he had the gun in my face. he was like, where is my money at? >> reporter: the frightened boys were not harmed but reported the terrifying incident to their principal at grove park elementary. school officials investigated and learned the bb-gun-wielding boy attended nearby arlington elementary, which shares the bus route. at first, school admin strairtds couldn't -- administrators couldn't find the bb gun. but later, a school custodian found it hidden in the basement. >> reporter: for their part, school fors say the student who brought the gun wa
Dec 18, 2012 6:00pm EST
the appropriate treatment. funding for mental health care in the u.s. has been slashed for decades. down almost $2 billion since 2009. maryland's funding down 4%. ken ullman critical of the cuts. >> i think that mental health has been something that has not gotten the support and resources that it needs. there is a lot of troubled folks out there. we have a culture of violence and, you know, you never know what gets in the head of somebody who is not well. >> reporter: over the years many institutions for the mentally ill have disappeared leaving more families to deal with sick children at home. >> mental health problems affect one in ten children. >> reporter: maryland's first lady has made educating parents about their options a priority. but advocates say mental health care needs appropriate funding to prevent another sandy hook. >> what is happening now is going to be rippled throughout our communities for years to come if we don't address it now. >> reporter: despite the cuts to funding, maryland is on the forefront of some pilot programs for mental health care and ranked one of the best in t
Dec 17, 2012 6:14pm EST
and you can become a target every time you use wifi or use a scanner to make a purchase. >> one swipe, and your card is now in this device. what the processer will do is up load all of the numbers to a computer program. and wala it's been duplicated successfully. >> reporter: copied right on to a blank plastic card. >> what's scary is that you can't pinpoint exactly where this compromise happened most of the time. so the consumer feels very vulnerable. >> the consumer needs to be aware, the computer age we're living in it's very easy to get into. >> reporter: officers want to make sure you're taking precautions. >> secure your mail. don't visit unsecure sites, be mindful of a security on your computer. >> measures knox others should stake to avoid a similar misfortune. >> reporter: we hear it all the time but it doesn't hurt to hear it again. to protect yourself make sure you don't log on to unprotected websites or wif irk. cut up all mail that has your name or information on it. >> i'm a big shredder, i shred everything. thank you christie. >> the baltimore police are responsible for
Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm EST
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> woodruff: the suspense is over. the u.s. government is going over the fiscal cliff, even as senate republicans and the white house reported progress had been made, but house republicans say they will not vote on anything tonight. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> suarez: and i'm ray suarez. on the newshour tonight, we have the latest on today's developments, including an update from todd zwillich of public radio international who's been tracking the story on the hill. >> woodruff: then, as secretary of state hillary clinton is hospitalized with a blood clot, we examine their causes and possible treatments. >> suarez: margaret warner talks to jonathan martin and glenn thrush of politico. their new e-book focuses on the crucial final month of the presidential race between barack obama and mitt romney. test. >> barack obama didn't perform that well until late and romney didn't perform the campaign well. campaign management is more important than an individual candidate's performance. >> woodruff: from boston, hari sreenivasa
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